Newsletter (‎3‎/‎29‎/‎2019) National Vietnam Veterans Day and Navy Blue Water

March 29, 2019


 Inside this issue TREA “The Enlisted Association” Washington Update • National Vietnam Veterans Day and Navy Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Update   TREA “The Enlisted Association” Washington Update     National Vietnam Veterans Day and Navy Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Update     Friday, March 29 is
National Vietnam Veterans Day.
  Of the approximately 8,744,000 servicemen and women who served during the Vietnam era, approximately 3.4 million were stationed in the Southeast Asia theater, including flight crews based in Thailand, along with aviators and sailors in the adjacent South China Sea.   In a nation where less than one percent of the population has worn the uniform, military service is now recognized and appreciated as the act of service it is.   TREA and a grateful nation says Welcome Home and Thank You for your service. COMMEMORATION OBJECTIVES 1. To thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of these veterans. 2. To highlight the service of the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War and the contributions of Federal agencies and governmental and non-governmental organizations that served with, or in support of, the Armed Forces. 3. To pay tribute to the contributions made on the home front by the people of the United States during the Vietnam War. 4. To highlight the advances in technology, science, and medicine related to military research conducted during the Vietnam War. 5. To recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by the allies of the United States during the Vietnam War. For more information, please visit www.vietnamwar50th.com
  UPDATE: Navy Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Get Big Win
 
The Department of Veterans Affairs will not appeal a January court ruling that ordered it to provide health care and disability benefits for approximately 90,000 veterans who served on Navy ships during the Vietnam War. The action likely paves the way for “Blue Water Navy” sailors and Marines to receive Agent Orange-related compensation and VA-paid health care benefits. VA Secretary Robert Wilkie announced to members of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on March 26 that he will recommend the Justice Department not fight the decision. Former service members have fought for years to have their diseases recognized as related to exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange. TREA will continue to monitor actions and provide updates as they occur.   Top

Vietnam Veterans Observance celebration

To all who served in Vietnam.  Thank you for your service and welcome home. I am blessed and grateful to have such awesome friends and today is your day!
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 5:18 AM Frank Fulginiti < fjllaf12@gmail.com> wrote: 

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To all who served in Vietnam.  Thank you for your service and welcome home. I am blessed and grateful to have such awesome friends and today is your day!
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 5:18 AM Frank Fulginiti < fjllaf12@gmail.com> wrote: 

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To all who served in Vietnam.  Thank you for your service and welcome home. I am blessed and grateful to have such awesome friends and today is your day!
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 5:18 AM Frank Fulginiti < fjllaf12@gmail.com> wrote: 

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To all who served in Vietnam.  Thank you for your service and welcome home. I am blessed and grateful to have such awesome friends and today is your day!
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 5:18 AM Frank Fulginiti < fjllaf12@gmail.com> wrote: 

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NOMINATIONS

Fellow members; Gentlemen, just a reminder of the upcoming nominations for April 3rd & 17 @ 7:00 Pm for AMVETS, For those who do not attend our regular meetings they are the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please,  try to attend.  We as members of post 51 get to govern the conduct of policy. actions and […]

AMVETS -passion plunge fundraiser

Good Morning Everyone! This link below was sent into the office from Nick, of the Passion Plunge. Just watched the first few minutes and it looks great. Please share the link below with anyone who you think would be interested. Thanks, Janice hi, please click on this safe link and distribute it to your membership. […]

Club 200

State Commanders, NEC, Post Commanders, Please make sure you you give it your all to sell the remainder Club 200 Tickets. We have to have at least 130 sold so we break even!! If you have any sold, bring the stubs and money to the NEC! Give to Dana Thank you, Dana Dillon

Post 51 Up Coming Events For March 2019

Bands: 3/8 Section 8 50/50 Raffle 3/9 Rocken Whiskey 50/50 Raffle 3/15 Leon Street Rockers 50/50 Raffle 3/16 Per Diem 50/50 Raffle March 16th  St. Pats Dinner Corn Beef and cabbage Tickets $15.00 at the bar. TIME 7:00 PM March 24th Amvets Rider Cabin Fever  Roast Beef Dinner Tickets $10.00 at the bar. TIME 2pm-7Pm. Tower […]